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Re: "1:n domain cookies" issue status

From: Koen Holtman <koen@win.tue.nl>
Date: Mon, 17 Jun 1996 12:37:44 +0200 (MET DST)
Message-Id: <199606171037.MAA03464@wsooti26.win.tue.nl>
To: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Larry Masinter:
>
>The story so far (summarized by me):
>
> Marc is arguing for inclusion of a feature ("1-n domain cookies")
> which has not yet been deployed but which Marc thinks is useful.
> In particular, this is a feature which is not prohibited but
> is specified as 'undefined' in the text.

For the record, in my reading of the draft, user agents _are_ clearly
prohibited from accepting multi-domain cookies: see Section 4.3.2.  In
my reading, the `undefined' in 4.2.2 does not override the
restrictions in 4.3.2.

[...]
>  So I'm inclined to believe that the 'rough consensus' is
>that we should proceed without this feature, but would like to hear
>from others.

I believe you are right.

>Larry

Koen.
Received on Monday, 17 June 1996 03:41:00 EDT

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